Police: Bayonne man named Battle arrested for taking fighting stance, cursing at police


Bayonne man Issiah Battle was arrested last night after nearly living up to his namesake by taking a fighting stance and cursing at police as they tried to disperse a crowd, authorities said.

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By John Heinis/Hudson County View

Battle, 27, of Bayonne, was charged with disorderly conduct, according to Police Capt. Eric Amato.

Battle was taken into custody at around 10:22 p.m. yesterday from the area of West 18th Street. Officers responded to the area numerous times on reports of a loud group violating the City’s noise ordinance and disturbing area residence.

As officers were dispersing the crowd and speaking with an individual involved, Battle approached them in an aggressive manner, took a fighting stance, and began shouting profanities at the officers.

After refusing the officers’ commands to cease his disruptive behavior and leave the area, Battle was placed under arrest for disorderly conduct, police said.

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